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Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity News Archive - February 20, 2013

Curiosity Shows Off Delivered Materials Of Martian Rock Sample

NASA released during a teleconference today photos of its Curiosity rover's first-ever sample collected from inside a rock on Mars.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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